A List of the Most Pertinent Design Events of 2017
At My Design Agenda we are so excited for Christmas and New Year’s and decided to bring you some fresh information about what is happening next year in the world of interior design. Get yourself prepared and plan your design agenda wisely, there are plenty of incredible events to see.
This event has the most exquisite hand-made designs that will inspire and individualize your new season’s buying as you explore its exclusively curated world of Craft. Top Drawer offers an interesting range of products for home decor, known for its high quality materials and traditional craftsmanship. A must!
Date: 15-17 January
Place: Olympia, London
More information at: http://www.topdrawer.co.uk/
Maison et Objet Paris
This is a must! Besides being held in Paris, one of the most stunning cities in the world, Maison et Objet offers great quality conferences and showcases the best interior design brands. There you are able to find a wide range of products including furniture, lighting and accessories. The event is composed by 9 halls where each one approaches a different design theme. An incredible experience.
Dates: 20-24 January
Place: Paris Nord Villepinte
More Information at: http://www.maison-objet.com/en/paris
Here is where the world meets up. With the latest design trends and innovations and our partner countries presentation, around 136,000 trade visitors from 143 countries benefit from a forward-looking market overview and a range of goods unique in terms of breadth and depth. In 2016, more than 4,386 exhibitors from over 95 nations showcased their latest product ideas, expect the same or even more for 2017.
Dates: 10-14 February
Place: Frankfurt Am Main
More information at: http://ambiente.messefrankfurt.com/
Reinforced by the success of a record-breaking 2016 edition, Design Shanghai has successfully matured and, in a few short years, earned its place alongside the most established design events in the world. Design Shaghai 2017 will attract more than 350 exhibitors, including top international and Chinese design brands and galleries, unveiling new designs and launching never-before-seen products!
Date: 8-11 March
Place: Shanghai Exhibition Centre
More Information at: http://www.designshanghai.com/
Design Miami/ is the global forum for design. Each fair brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce
Dates: June 2017
Place: Basel, Switzerland
More Information at: http://miami2016.designmiami.com/
Art Basel‘s reputation for showing work of the highest quality has attracted the leading international gallerists and collectors, offering visitors the annual opportunity to see exceptional artworks of every type. The show is organized around eight sectors, which together encompass a vast range of artistic mediums, including paintings, sculpture, installations, film and videos, multiples, prints, photography, and live performance.
Dates: 15-18 June
Place: Messe Basel
More information at: https://www.artbasel.com/basel
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DESIGN TOKYO is an annual event which gathers the latest design products and leading designers from all over the world. It has attracted key buyers who find new vendors and see what’s fresh in the design and lifestyle industries.
Dates: July 5 to July 7
Place: Tokyo – Japan
More Information at: http://www.designtokyo.jp/en/HOME/
Las Vegas Market
Las Vegas Market has become the most comprehensive furniture, home decor and gift market in the Western United States, presenting a unique cross-section of 3,000+ resources in an unrivaled market destination.
Dates: January 22-26
Place: World Market Center Campus
More information at: http://www.lasvegasmarket.com/
This one is especially for art lovers. The event will feature 20 bold and original temporary works and installations, and permanent public artworks to give Montrealers and visitors an exceptional urban experience. The initiative, spearheaded by the Partnership, will feature Quebec-based creators working in the visual arts, urban art, digital art, design and architecture.
Date: August 31 – October 15
Place: Montreal Downtown
More Information at: http://www.quartierdesspectacles.com/en/event/164/km3/
London Design Biennale
Visitors to the London Design Biennale saw installations curated by the leading museums and design organisations in the world, including Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum (USA) and DAMnº Magazine (Belgium). Design teams included architects, designers, scientists, writers and artists!
Date: September 2017
Place: Somerset House , London
More information at: http://www.londondesignbiennale.com/
Make sure to schedule this one. Decorex International is synonymous with luxury, and is internationally renowned for being THE event to discover the very best, and most coveted products from our unrivalled collection of 400 hand-selected exhibitors. With a rich heritage of 39 years, Decorex’s long standing reputation has proven the test of time; growing and evolving to remain exciting and innovative – and 2017 will be no different.
Date: 17-20 September
Place: Syon Park, London
More information at: http://www.decorex.com/
Boutique Design New York (BDNY) is the leading trade fair and conference for the hospitality design industry, serving the eastern United States, Canada and Europe. Presented annually by Boutique Design at NYC’s Javits Center, BDNY brings interior designers, architects, purchasing agents and hospitality owners/developers together with manufacturers and marketers of high-caliber design elements for hospitality interiors.
Date: 12-13 November
Place: Jacob K Javits Center
More information at: http://www.bdny.com/
Downtown Design is the only platform in the Middle East for the region’s trade professionals to discover original, high quality design from all over the world. In its fourth edition, the Fair will present a carefully edited roster of established and emerging brands across a range of product categories; including furniture, lighting, bathrooms, kitchens, textiles and accessories.
Date: 14-17 November
Place: Dubai Design District
More information at: http://www.downtowndesign.com/about/about-downtown-design/
This is it for our list of Most Pertinent Design Events of 2017. Hope you manage to choose which ones you’re going because it’s definitely not an easy decision.
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